Learn from the best at the Brighton Flow Fest
Winter Brighton Flow Fest is on Saturday 11 November 2017! You’ll get the opportunity to take workshops with some of the best hoop teachers in the world – Kay Dent, Sophia Wheatley (Bella Trix), Miky Re and Symoné!
Plus you’ll have time and space to play with other friendly hoopers from the local area. Finally, if you’re not too exhausted after all the hoop shenanigans, we’ll head out to a local pub for dinner and drinks afterwards.
9-5pm, Saturday 11 November 2017.
King Alfred Ballroom. Kingsway, Hove BN3 2WW.
5 min cab from Hove train station. 700 bus from centre of Brighton stops directly outside or the 6, 49 or 1 stop 5 mins walk away. There is no parking on site but we can provide a local all day parking permit for a small fee if requested in advance.
All welcome, from beginners to advanced
What to bring?
Hoops (we can lend you some if you need!), water bottle and your own lunch (there are a few local shops and a Tesco 10 mins away if you prefer). We will bring yummy and energising snacks.
£75 per ticket. You can put down a (non-refundable) £30 deposit now to hold your spot, remainder to be paid by 1 September 2017.
I don’t use PayPal, can I pay by BACs?
Yes, no problem, just email us and we will send you our bank details.
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Please be aware that after you buy your ticket, if you find you cannot make the event, it is your responsibility to resell it. However, LiveLoveHoop will make every effort to help you find a buyer. The deposit is non-refundable.
Hooping since 2010, Kay has been a professional hoop instructor since 2011. She has taught solo tours around the UK, Europe, USA, Australia and Asia as well as hooping festivals world wide including Spin summit (USA), New Zealand Hoop Fest, German Hoop Con, SWHOOP, Manchester Hoop Con and the EJC.
Growing up struggling with Dyslexia and Dyspraxia Kay found different ways around her coordination and learning issues which hugely influenced her teaching style, breaking down tricks in the simplest ways so anyone can understand and grasp them.
A finalist in the first ever Hooping Idol, Kay is known for her foot hooping, twins, flow and her award winning Hoop burlesque performances.
Sophia Wheatley aka Bella Trix
Sophia aka Bella Trix is a full time showgirl and circus performer in Europe – a gallivanting glitter encrusted gal whose talent for hooping is unbelievable! She is a hoop teacher at HoopStars in Leeds and founder of the upcoming Hooping Sesh Weekend in Yorkshire. Sophia has taught at BJC, Schoolahoop, Irish Hoop con, Sheffield circus gathering, UKHG, Playfest and many more events around the UK and Europe.
Miky fuses hoop dance with contemporary dance styles and has delivered workshops and performances in varied settings including national hoop conventions and circus training. She is a qualified Dance and Movement Therapist and has experience in bringing hoop dance to a diverse audience including people with special needs and mental issues. She runs hoop classes and hoop jams in Birmingham and organises Birmingham Hoop Fest.
Sophia started her journey in performance at “Praise Academy of Dance Barbados’ where she ltrained in Caribbean Folk and Ballet, and Dancehall. From there she was scouted and landed the lead role in The ‘Hush’ trilogy produced in Barbados, after which she then sought to further her acting and performance career in her home city of London where she trained at WAC Art. Since then she has had the privilege of being a part of many exciting projects and has played lead roles in the Redbull Carnival Guide Music Video, The Bubbly Black Girl who Sheds her Chameleon Skin Musical and the Dirty Dancing UK and International tour.
As a dancer, she has toured Jamaica and Barbados with the award winning group GenerationNext, and in the UK she is part of the dancehall fusion group ‘Invasion Dancers’ that was Tim Westwoods official dancers and has danced alongside artists such as Nikita, Machel Montano, Wik Kid, Lil Rick, Nikisha Reyes, Charly Black, RDX and Spice.
In 2015 Sophia founded her Theatre and Arts company Zaiah Productions and also started her music career combining the genres of soca, Afrobeats and Jazz.